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... part of town to the town square (Piazza). Vicenza is famous for the buildings By the architect Andrea Palladio (1508 -1580) admittedly a bit modern for me. As It is well known I prefer a Roman Ruin but am prepared to give him a chance.
The first one we came across was the Teatro Olympico which was started just just before Palladio died & he never got to see it completed. The design looked much older & it tuns out is a reconstruction of a a Roman theatre inspired ...
... walked to La Rotonda. Arrived just as the porter got to the gates. A good half hour circling the exterior and climbing the steps for te intended views from the house. Gruff old porter agreed to take a photo. Walked up Monte Berico towards town on lovely cobbled paths. View of the city and the foothills of the Alps taken in. Slowly made my way to the train station for the journey home with a little daylight to make the journey ...
Welcome to Vicenza, or Andrea Palladio's home town.
A walk into town soon saw us at the Information Centre. Upon asking what was to be seen in the city we soon learned that Mr Palladio IS their main claim to fame. As an up and coming architect in the 1500s he soon established himself as the City's Architect, and proceeded to design and build some really wonderful buildings.
The number of palaces and villas he was responsible for is huge, ...
... growing in my body. It reaches a point where there are days I can hardly believe that it happened to ME. Sobering articles like the one in Monday's Tribune make me realize how tenuous it all is. The anxiety comes from the thought that I only have so much lung tissue and if it reappears in another lobe how many lobes can I have removed before .......... For those of you who have never experienced a foreign object growing inside your body, ...
... smelliness of the canal and the lack of things to see and do have no effect on how pretty the pictures come out. Of ...